With the big title defense coming up on Sunday against Uhaa Nation, Johnny teamed with his former foe and current (perhaps) lackey, Jon Davis, to take on Uhaa and AR Fox. Insanity is always expected when each man’s name is in the bout in a singular fashion, so tonight, Orlando certainly was treated to something spectacular. Click the read more for detailed results from EVOLVE 26 by the crew over at PWInsider!
Ricochet gets on the mic. He mentions that he beat Chris Hero last night. Tonight, he beat Trent. He says that he has been on a roll. Whoever has the Open the Freedom Gate Title, whether it be Uhaa Nation, Roderick Strong, or Johnny Gargano, they are only holding it for him and he will see whoever the champion is in New Orleans.Match Number Six: Evolve Champion AR Fox and Uhaa Nation versus Open the Freedom Gate Champion Johnny Gargano and Jon Davis.
Fox and Gargano go for kicks but they block it and hop off. Gargano kicks Fox and then he hits Uhaa on the apron. Fox with a drop kick. Fox with a pescado onto Gargano on the floor.
Gargano and Fox start things off in a battle of the champions in this match. Gargano with a wrist lock but Fox with a reversal into a side head lock. Gargano with a kick to Fox but Fox with a Japanese arm drag. Fox puts Gargano on the turnbuckles but Gargano kicks Fox away. Gargano avoids Lo Mein Pain and Gargano with a sunset flip.
Uhaa tags in and he hits a shoulder tackle. Uhaa misses a splash in the corner and Gargano with chops that don’t really affect Uhaa. Davis with a knee to the back from the apron and Uhaa knocks Davis off the apron. Gargano rolls through and kicks Uhaa. Davis with a German suplex and he returns to the apron. Gargano knocks Fox off the apron.
Davis tags in and he punches Uhaa. Davis with forearms to the back. Davis with a series of slams to work on Uhaa’s back and he tags Gargano back into the match. Gargano runs the ropes and then he tags Davis back in. Uhaa with a forearm and he tries to get Davis up but he is unsuccessful. Uha with a kick but Davis with a spinebuster for a near fall.
Davis with a forearm but Uhaa with a Samoan drop. Gargano and Fox tags in and Fox with a kick from the apron and then Fox with a senton onto Davis. Fox kicks Davis and then hits springboard drop kick to Gargano followed by a springboard senton onto Davis on the floor. Fox with a springboard splash for a near fall.
Fox with a baseball slide to Davis. Gargano pushes Fox to the apron. Gargano sends Fox to Davis for a uranage on the apron. The referee starts his count. Fox gets back into the ring at 19. Gargano with a suplex for a near fall. Davis tags in and he chops Fox. Davis with a delayed vertical suplex and he tags Gargano in and he hits a drop kick for a near fall.
Gargano with a snap mare and then he says that everyone’s hero will break AR Fox’s fingers for you. Gargano sends Fox to the floor and then Gargano has the referee deal with him and Uhaa while Davis hot shots Fox onto the guardrails. Gargano rolls Fox back into the ring and gets a near fall.
Gargano with more near falls on Fox. Gargano kicks Fox and sends him to the ropes again. Gargano chokes Fox in the ropes. Davis tags in and he connects with a forearm. Davis presses Fox over his head but Fox tries for a sunset flip but Davis picks him up and hits an overhead suplex. Davis gets a near fall. Gargano tags in and he gets a near fall after a slam.
Gargano with an elbow to the head and he sends Fox over the top rope but Fox lands on the apron. Fox with a double jump springboard cutter for a near fall. Davis and Uhaa tag in and they exchange forearms and punches. Davis with a knee but Uhaa with a forearm. Davis with an elbow. Uhaa with forearm. Uhaa with a Death Valley Driver followed by a running drop kick that sends Davis into the turnbuckles. Uhaa with a Stinger Splash and flying clothesline.
Davis misses a boot and Uhaa with a German suplex for a near fall. Fox with a leg drop to Davis over the apron. Gargano with a suicide dive onto Fox. Uhaa with a drop kick to Gargano followed by a moonsault off the apron onto everyone. Uhaa and Gargano return to the ring and Johnny begs for mercy. Uhaa with punches followed by an Irish whip but Davis with a POUNCE. Fox with a wheelbarrow into a stunner.
Gargano with a slingshot DDT for a near fall to Fox for a near fall. Fox with elbows to Gargano. After avoiding clotheslines and elbows Fox with a clothesline. Gargano with a super kick to Fox and Uhaa with a clothesline to Gargano. Gargano with a super kick to Uhaa and Uhaa with a clothesline to Davis. Fox with a springboard codebreaker.
Uhaa gets Davis on his shoulders and Gargano tries for a cross body but Uhaa catches Gargano and he hits a Fallaway slam on both men. Uhaa puts Davis on the turnbuckles. Gargano pulls Uhaa to the floor and Davis with a flying clothesline when Fox sets for Lo Mein Pain but Uhaa breaks up the cover. Davis gets Fox up for Three Seconds Around the World but Fox counters. Gargano with a super kick to Davis when Fox moves. Fox with an enzuigiri to Gargano. Fox with a clothesline in the corner. Fox with a clothesline into the corner followed by a hesitation drop kick but Davis with a German suplex. Uhaa with a frog splash to break up the cover and he gets a near fall.
Uhaa presses Davis over his head but Davis gets to his feet. Gargano tries for a super kick but Uhaa moves and Davis blocks it. Davis punches Uhaa. Davis catches Fox and then Gargano with You’re Dead. Davis with Three Seconds Around the World but Uhaa sends Gargano into Davis to break up the cover.
Davis with a facebuster but Uhaa with a pop up power bomb. Uhaa with a boot to Gargano in the corner. Uhaa runs into a boot but Fox hits Lo Mein Pain. Uhaa drops Davis behind him and then Fox with a 450 splash followed by a moonsault and a shooting star press for the three count.
Winners: AR Fox and Uhaa Nation
After the match, Gargano yells at Davis and he tells him that he had one job to do and he failed. Gargano leaves the ring before Jon can do anything.